December industrial output fell 0.6 per cent from a year ago, compared with expectations for a 1.1 per cent increase in a Reuters poll of analysts. Data at around the same time showed January consumer price inflation rose 10.79 per cent from a year ago.
The rupee was trading at 53.94 as of 11:15 a.m., compared with around 53.88 before the data was released.
However, the 10-year government bond yield was range-bound at around 7.86 per cent from levels before the data, while the Sensex was also range-bound.
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